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Light bulbs have been a popular theme for bullet journals since they add a lot of brightness or illumination to the layout. The light bulb signifies a new idea, which is a great motivation to have while journaling in your BuJo every day. This roundup is your complete package of creating a light bulb themed journal, from the cover to monthly/weekly layouts to mood trackers. They are simple, unique, some really bright ideas. So, next time when you have an ‘aha’ or ‘Eureka’ moment, jot it down in your light bulb bullet journal.
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Light Bulb Bullet Journal Cover Ideas
1. Floral Light Bulb Bullet Journal Cover
Who says light bulbs have to be all yellow and bright? They can also be creative and magical as in this idea by d00dle_30b. This light bulb journal idea is a unique, floral twist to the classic bulb. Draw some wildflowers creeping up the bulb halfway through and add a quote on the upper half of the bulb. Place this illustration in the center of the cover, and it is ready! You can add some colors if you like, but the black outline looks very sleek.
2. Sparkly Hanging Lights BuJo Cover
Try this adorable, hanging lights, and fireflies idea by made_with_much_love for your BuJo cover. It is sparkly, beautiful, and requires minimal effort. Drop some light bulbs from the top of the page, add the month heading in the center and finish off with a jar of fireflies at the bottom. The layout is drawn in black with hints of yellow for the lights. It is a perfect addition to your light bulb bullet journal.
3. Solo Star, Light Bulb Bullet Journal Cover
The simplicity and sleekness of this light bulb bullet journal idea by theartofbujo make it a solo star! This idea uses a simple black outline of a light bulb with a tiny month calendar in the middle. The light bulb is hanging from the top of the page and illuminates a subtle yellow light created using a crayon. The detail of writing November in the place of the bulb’s filament makes this design even more adorable.
4. Light Bulbs Garland Journal Cover
Add brightness to your entire light bulb bullet journal cover with this illuminating garland by julie_journals. Draw a zigzag line across the cover and add tiny bulbs to it. This idea gives an effect of a fairy light, and you can customize the way they hang across the page. Write the month’s name in the middle, and your BuJo cover is ready!
5. The Radiant Light Bulb Triad Journal Cover
Switching up the bulbs’ shapes can make your light bulb cover even more elegant and unique. This idea by sazeedoodles does not look handmade at all! In different shapes and sizes, the three bulbs hanging from above the page look extremely beautiful. Finally, the addition of a quote, “and so the adventure begins” in a calligraphic font, suits the theme elegantly!
6. Drive out the Darkness BuJo Cover
Here is a light bulb bullet journal cover by chloes_bulletjournal: simple, unique, and equally bright! Instead of the regular large bulbs, this idea uses a theme-related quote in the center of the page. The cover has a sleek yellow border with a tiny light bulb right below the quote. Using multiple fonts to write the quote makes this layout extremely creative!
7. Oh So Lit! Bullet Journal Cover
Isn’t this light bulb bullet journal idea by lalipop.lettering so elegant and dainty? Well, you can recreate it for your journal too! Start by drawing a string of lights across the sheet in a zig-zag fashion. The elegance of this cover lies in the designs of the tiny bulbs drawn all over. Some have yellow hints while others have orange tones, some are circular, while others are candle-shaped. Add small dots and stars to fill up the empty spaces. Finally, add the month heading in the middle to finish off this stunning cover.
How To Draw Lightbulbs for your BuJo
Let’s brush up on the basics of drawing a light bulb before moving on with the article. Here is a step by step tutorial on how to draw a lightbulb by theartofbujo. Start by drawing a circle using a pencil, then outline the upper half of the circle in pen and erase the rest. Next, add a U-shaped bottom to the half-circle, and finish off by adding the bulb socket. You can switch up the shapes according to your liking.
Light Bulb BuJo Monthly Layout
8. The Glamorous Light Bulb Month at a Glance
Here is a super glamorous light bulb bullet journal idea by d00dle_30b, which uses a combination of quirky fonts and hanging bulbs. It is a two-paged monthly layout with a month cover, a calendar, and a tiny future log. Bright, multiple-sized, yellow bulbs accompany the text on the pages as a background. A few finishing touches are added as well, like a related quote and a glass lantern.
9. Fireflies & Light Bulb Bullet Journal Monthly Layout
This light bulb bullet journal idea by bulletjournalbymw is a must-try monthly layout! It is neat and straightforward, which makes it the perfect choice. Use two pages to recreate this layout and draw the calendar for the month. Use a left margin to draw a large, yellow bulb hanging from a tiny dated calendar. Add a heading to the layout and some flying fireflies all across the page to add an adorable touch.
Light Bulb Bullet Journal Weekly Layout
10. What an Idea! Weekly BuJo Layout
This lightbulb bujo idea by julie_journals uses simple details to create the weekly layout. All you have to do is divide each page into four halves, one for each date. Next, put black labels and write the dates over it in white. Finally, to suit the theme, add tiny illuminating light bulbs next to the dates. That’s it; your weekly layout is ready!
11. Reversed Purple Light Bulb Weekly Layout
Switch the classic yellow light bulb bullet journal with this purple-toned weekly layout by theartofbujo. Create purple-colored light bulbs facing up and down simultaneously. Write the dates in each bulb and use the remaining space to add your journal entries. Use black to write the text and highlight important dates/notes in purple.
12. All-In-One Light Bulb Bullet Journal Spread
Here is a beautiful multipurpose weekly layout by theartofbujo, which allows you to track/log everything you want. It is an all-inclusive layout with a calendar, to-do list, notes, and goals tracker. The heading has tiny bulbs hanging around it, followed by the text in black. Add a quote in the bottom corner for weekly motivation. Use a yellow marker to add hints of brightness across the layout.
13. Sleek String Lights Weekly BuJo Planner
I love how elegant this light bulb bullet journal weekly spread by theartofbujo is! All you have to do is draw a delicate, sleek, string lights illustration on the top of the page. Use the remaining space for sections of each day of the week. The layout uses a stylish, neat font for the text and a yellow highlight for the days.
14. Scattered Light Bulbs Weekly Spread
This idea by ashishbafna perfectly suits the light bulb theme for your bullet journal. Start by creating a background of yellow, scattered bulbs across the entire sheet. Now, add tiny boxes for each date, and it is ready! The text boxes are plain white for easy understanding along with an extravagant and bright background!
Light Bulb Bullet Journal Trackers
15. Falling Light Bulbs Habit and Mood Tracker
Here is a super cute light bulb bullet journal layout by theartofbujo that uses one page as a habit tracker and the other as a mood tracker. The first page has multiple rings for each habit and vertical sections for each day of the month. Whereas the other page has several hanging bulbs along with a colorful key for each mood. The wheel and the strings are in yellow, and the text is black to suit the light bulb theme.
16. Yellow to Red Light Bulb Mood Tracker
This light bulb bullet journal mood tracker by marie.bujo takes your moods from yellow to red. Use the hanging lightbulbs in different shapes and heights for each day. Next, write the spread heading in a calligraphic font. Finish off with four bulbs in different colors for each mood, and voila! This mood tracker is extremely colorful and easy to recreate.
17. Moody Light Bulbs String Tracker
Recreate this creative, bright, and unique light bulb bullet journal mood tracker by _bujo_by_claire_. The design has a large bulb with an inspiring quote on one page and a bulb garland on the other page. Display 30/31 bulbs in a zigzag pattern for each day of the month. Add a key from yellow to black for happy and gloomy moods. Do try this idea and customize it your way!
18. Be the Light Wheel Habit Tracker
For this light bulb habit tracker idea by thuys.bujo, draw a large-sized bulb covering the entire page. Create a wheel made up of several rings inside the bulb and use the sections for each habit. Add a cute phrase like “be the light” below the wheel to complete the layout. Use yellow as the main color with black details. It is simple and well lit for tracking your progress!
19. Multi-Shaped Light Bulbs Mood and Habit Tracker
This light bulb bullet journal tracker by alliesbulletjounaladventure looks straight out of a printed book. Create four hanging bulb rows for each week of the month. Switch up the sizes and shapes of the bulbs in any way you like. For the habit tracker, create thin vertical triangles across the length of the page for each habit. Add a key for each and update them regularly!
20. Shattered Light Bulb Ideas Dump
No bullet journal is complete without an ideas dump! So, add this light bulb bullet journal layout by theartofbujo. Draw a transparent light bulb with shattered glass pieces falling from the bottom. Write the heading in the middle and draw tiny hanging bulbs around it. Use the below half of the page to journal your super-bright ideas!
21. Light Bulb Bullet Journal Sleep Tracker
We are ending the list with this unique idea that uses a black and white starry night theme. It is lovely how this non-yellow theme by theartofbujo still suits your light bulb bullet journal. This is a sleep tracker layout with a monthly calendar and time stamps. Highlight the time stamps for the hours you sleep using different or the same colors.
So, we have finished our list of ideas to help you create the perfect light bulb themed bullet journal. Pick up one idea from each category and add them to your journal. These ideas will make your bullet journal extremely unique and inspiring with all the bright ideas listed inside!
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